Grafton Espace

Mechanical Design Engineer

Job Reference : GTL-2022-07-104

Location: Luxembourg

One of our clients located in Luxembourg, is looking for a talented, dedicated, and results-oriented Mechanical Design  Engineer to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work with a multi-functional team on an innovative product.


As a Mechanical Design Engineer, you will help to develop high-quality low-cost space robotics solutions by designing, building, and qualifying flight models for a low-cost manipulators and end effectors. You will aid in the design, test and integration of activities throughout the product delivery cycle.


  • Collaborate with electrical and robotics engineers to package complex electromechanical systems
  • Create 2D manufacturing and technical assembly drawings, as well as project-level documentation
  • Design mechanisms and structures for robotic arm end effectors while balancing cost, schedule, and technical requirements
  • Optimize mechanical design of end effectors and lead analysis to improve performance and reliability
  • Perform fast-prototypes for quick validation of design
  • Specify, select, and acquire necessary components required for mechanical designs
  • Travel Required- Up to an average of 10-15% 


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field 
  • Minimum of three years professional experience
  • Fluent in English (additional language(s) is an advantage)
  • Must be willing to relocate or travel to our Luxembourg office location
  • Previous experience of a space mechanical hardware delivery to customer
  • Demonstrated skills in rapid prototyping, CAD, and quick turnaround manufacturing 
  • Demonstrated test and analysis feedback expertise (to inform post-test measures)
  • Strong understanding of aerospace materials, coatings, and adhesives 
  • Experience gathering technical requirements and developing technical specifications and documentations
  • Experience with multiple space missions (is an advantage)
  • Expertise in both thermal & mechanical design (is an advantage)
  • To accept this position and relocate to Luxembourg, candidates must have a police check/criminal record not more than six months old.